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Business Continuity Professionals are Turning to Metrics: Part Three

April 2, 2015 11:40 am | by Joe Shust, Editor | Articles | Comments

Organizations across a variety of industries are turning to metrics to determine whether their programs work and if they are getting a return on their investment.  Business continuity professionals are no exception.  More and more, BC pros are turning to metrics to determine how effective their programs are and convey that to senior management.

Speakers’ Soapbox: Lynnda Nelson On Risk Management’s Shortcomings & Heavy Metal

February 26, 2013 10:43 am | by Luke Simpson, Editor | Articles | Comments

In the leadup to the...

Behind The Bureaucracy: How PS-Prep Can Shore Up Supply Chains

August 6, 2012 5:27 pm | by Luke Simpson, Editor | Articles | Comments

At its heart, PS-Prep certification is a very straightforward process: Simply certify to one of...

Train Everyone, Including The Band

July 2, 2012 3:45 pm | by Bo Mitchell, CBCP, 911 Consulting | Articles | Comments

In 1991, the Oceanos cruise ship, carrying 571 passengers and crew, sank in the Indian Ocean off...

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White Paper Release: Our Path To Business Continuity Certification

May 9, 2012 9:31 am | by Courtney Bowers, Avalution | News | Comments

Business continuity certification requires management commitment and support, a strong business case, personnel time, and financial resources in order to achieve success and deliver long-term value, so it’s important to research up front whether certification makes business sense for and would be successful within your organization. 

Choosing The Right Standard For PS-Prep Certification

April 13, 2012 12:44 pm | by Lynnda Nelson, President, ICOR | Articles | Comments

The process for obtaining PS-Prep certification is now established and companies are working to determine their readiness for a PS-Prep third-party audit. The first step in determining readiness is to identify the standard to which your organization should become certified. ICOR's Lynnda Nelson gives a side-by-side comparison of the three standards at the ehart of PS-Prep and provides background information designed to help organizations choose the most appropriate standard.

Podcast 001 | Part 1: ISO 22301

December 21, 2011 4:30 pm | by Brian Zawada, U.S. Technical Advisory Group | Podcasts | Comments

Brian Zawada, member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 223, discusses the soon-to-be released ISO 22301 standard: Societal security -- Business continuity management systems --- Requirements. Among the topics discussed is the standard's compatibility with current standards such as BS 25999 and programs such as PS-Prep.


The Role of Statutes, Regulations, and Professional Standards in Establishing Legal Liability

April 26, 2009 8:00 pm | by Denis Binder | Articles | Comments

The tragedies of 9/11, Katrina, Columbine, and Virginia Tech highlight the need for emergency action and business continuity planning. Government has responded through legislation and regulations. Industry has promulgated professional standards,...

BCP Excellence: How Did Goodyear Get There?

February 29, 2008 7:00 pm | by Buffy Rojas Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

"What makes us unique is that our business continuity focus is meeting the needs of our customers," says Janko. "For many other organizations it's meeting a time or point objective-an RTO or an RPO. But you really need to put this into business terms. We're at a point at Goodyear where the leadership sees the business value of the process. We're proud of being proactive with planning and forward thinking. We're trying to help set trends for the rest of the industry."

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